ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012: The Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance on Monday with only 18 Members present at the outset and 26 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 52 Members (14%) out of 369 were present at one point of the sitting. None of the parliamentary leaders attended the proceedings. The lack of…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes on Friday, its 16th sitting of the ongoing session. Out of the 10 questions listed for the Question Hour, five were put up and responded to by relevant ministries. Twenty-five supplementary questions were asked. Fifty Members (30% of total Membership) were…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012: The fourth sitting of the ongoing session of the Senate lasted an hour and 27 minutes on Friday and was lowly attended. Only eight Senators were present when the proceedings began while 28 were there at the adjournmentDetails
ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012: The Supreme Court ruling on January 19, 2012 to suspend all upcoming by-elections violates the fundamental rights of at least four million citizens who will be without elected representation for an undefined period, according to the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).Details
ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2012: The National Assembly unanimously passed the National Commission for Women Bill 2011 during its last sitting of the 38th session. Spread over two hours and 16 minutes, the sitting was marked by low attendance of Members with 78 Legislators present at the start and 85 there when the session prorogued.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2012: The first sitting of the Punjab Assembly met for two hours and 35 minutes with low attendance of Members. Only 28 were present at the outset of the sitting while 39 present at the adjournment. A maximum of 49 Members (13%) were present at one point of the sitting. The lack…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2012: The third sitting of the ongoing Senate session was marked by low attendance of Senators and ministerial absence. Only six senators were present at the start of the sitting while 28 present at the end.